Internet of Things

New OEM and system integrator tracks highlight channel announcements at Spunk .conf

The new tracks – the last of those likely for specific types of partners – were announced at this event, and will go live at next year’s Global Partner Summit. Other channel changes include some enhancements to the certification process.

Trend Micro deepens strategic partnering initiatives in intensified Internet of Things strategy

Trend Micro recently made multiple announcements around different elements of their IoT strategy, with a new program that leverages and publicizes Trends vulnerability research to provide IoT device makers with risk assessment services before they go to market being particularly important.

HPE upgrades Edgeline IOT devices with new storage capacity, and announces validations of their ability to run uncompromised apps at the edge

HPE has beefed up their edge IoT devices with more storage capacity, and announced validation of the ability of these devices to run high capacity solutions at the edge, by software vendors ranging from industry titans to high-flying startups

Extreme Networks launches new machine learning-powered Smart OmniEdge solution

Extreme Networks believes that the addition of AI and simplicity to the edge, the unification of campus and distributed architectures, and the choice that customers now have between an appliance and as-a-service, will make it easier for partners to have conversations with customers about business problems rather than networking challenges.